An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

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HARRIS, Walter

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De morbis acutis infantum.

London: Samuel Smith, 1689.

Harris was physician to William and Mary. His book served for nearly a century as a standard work on pediatrics. He anticipated the modern treatment of tetany by using calcium salts in infantile convulsions. For a study of the book, see Ann. med. Hist., 1919, 2, 228-40. English translation 1693, 1742.



Subjects: NEUROLOGY › Child Neurology, PEDIATRICS